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Take up the struggle demand our full rights


Take up the struggle demand our full rights


Demonstrations in art
Japanese Americans--California--San Francisco
Japanese Americans--California--Social conditions--20th century
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945


The yellow and black poster features drawings of groups of workers in protest, a CANE (Committee Against Nihonmachi Eviction) logo, street signs naming Laguna and Sutter streets in Japantown, protest signs, an eviction notice, a reference to Manzanar and a guard tower, a young girl wearing an internment identification tag while sitting on top of a suitcase, and barbed wire. The poster states, "Take up the struggle, demand our full right! A part of our historical struggle."


Kearny Street Workshop Archives, 1972-2002 (CEMA 33), Series IV, California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Department of Special Collections at the University of California, Santa Barbara Library


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Access Rights

Open to researchers without restrictions

Physical Dimensions

19 x 25 in.



"Take up the struggle demand our full rights," in Digital Collections, Item #4823, (accessed August 19, 2019).